Hamilton, Ontario – The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced today that they have added import defensive linemen Angelo Craig and Robert Rose, and import defensive back Rayshaun Kizer to the team’s practice roster.
Craig, a 6-4, 245-pound native of Cleveland, Ohio played four years (2003-06) at the University of Cincinnati, appearing in 26 games and recording 36 tackles and four sacks. Craig was drafted by the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals in the 7th round in 2008 (244th overall) and also spent time with the NFL’s New England patriots and The Green Bay Blizzard of the IFL.
Rose, a 6-5, 285-pound native of Cleveland, Ohio played four years (2006-09) at Ohio State, appearing in 45 games and recording 31 tackles and 7.5 sacks. Rose spent 2010 on the NFL’s Miami Dolphins practice roster and has also spent time with the Seattle Seahawks.
Kizer, a 5-9, 192-pound native of Euclid, played for the Montreal Alouettes in 2008, recording 35 tackles in 10 games. Kizer also spent time with the AF2’s Green Bay Blizzard and the AFL’s Orlando predators. Kizer set an AFL record with Orlando in 2011 with 16 interceptions to go along with 108 tackles.
The Ticats also announced that import defensive linemen Jerry Brown and TJ Langley, and import defensive back Phillip Davis have been released.